On Tuesday, March 19, executives of Visa, Inc.
), a global payments technology company, will visit the New York Stock Exchange
(NYSE) to commemorate the five-year anniversary of Visa's initial public offering.
To mark the occasion, CEO Charlie Scharf will ring The Opening Bell, accompanied by former CEO and current Executive Chairman Joseph Saunders and President John Partridge. The bell ringing will also highlight the leadership of Saunders and Partridge as they are set to retire on March 31.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
9:00 a.m. Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
9:30 a.m. The Opening Bell rings
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Judy Shaw at 212.656.4290 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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About Visa, Inc. (NYSE: V):
Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions, and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable electronic payments. We operate one of the world's most advanced processing networks-VisaNet-that is capable of handling more than 24,000 transaction messages a second, with fraud protection for consumers and assured payment for merchants. Visa is not a bank and does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa's innovations, however, enable its financial institution customers to offer consumers more choices: pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products. For more information, visit http://www.corporate.visa.com/